SILVER SPRING, MD – TV One is celebrating the blockbuster drama Empire with a second season binge-a-thon on Saturday, May 14, giving viewers a chance to catch up with Cookie, Lucious and the rest of the conniving clan before the series’ heart-stopping May 18 Season Finale on FOX. Beginning at 9 a.m. ET, viewers can binge back-to-back on all 17 episodes of the second season of television’s award-winning and most nominated series starring Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard and Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson.
“EMPIRE is one of those cultural phenomena that seem to come along very rarely in television’s history,” said Brad Siegel, TV One’s President. “It’s a game changer. We are so excited to give fans the opportunity to indulge in all the FABULOUSNESS of every episode of this season on one day. We expect a lot of EMPIRE fans will not be leaving their homes during this Saturday’s binge-a-thon.”
In addition to TV One’s EMPIRE BINGE-A-THON, the network is also celebrating the biggest fan moments of Season 2 on-air and on its social platforms with its “TV One is The Ultimate Fan” campaign. Complementing these efforts, TVOne.TV is launching “The Fight For The Throne,” an online editorial package and social media outreach campaign, showcasing the best power moves of EMPIRE’s noteworthy characters – Andre, Hakeem, Cookie, Jamal and Lucious – which will include video, photographs and artwork capturing their best moments, quotes and scenes.